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RURAL Arson Control

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Arson Control Expert Concurrence

Agree 24

Disagree 0

Solution Options:

Provide distributionof the U.S. Fire Administration’s, Juvenile Firesetter Coun- selling Guides to all rural departments.

The Missoula, Montana Rural Fire District has recently begun implementation of a rural version of San Francisco, California’s “Fire Hawk” program for juvenile fire setters.

Regional mental health centers may, if properly approached and utilized, prove an effective resource.

Information could be gathered on examples of successful counselling programs for juvenile fire setters and other alternative efforts (community service, resti- tution, arbitration panels, etc.).

Use of the “Learn Not To Burn” program in schools in Southeastern Oklahoma has shown success.

Insurance Industry Support

Need Statement:

Active support from the insurance industry would enhance rural arson control efforts.

Discussion:

Insurance industry support could enhance local arson control efforts through their financial resources.

In general, experience indicates that local insurance organizations are receptive to requests for funding, especially when the request is for equipment and the proposal is well documented and presented.

This support appears to be more forthcoming when insurers, adjusters, and others are represented in local arson task forces or arson investigation associa- tions.

Arson Control Expert Concurrence

Agree 24

Disagree 0

Solution Options:

The Northeastern Oklahoma Arson Strike Force is currently exploring options for insurance industry donations to provide investigative equipment such as

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